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Book Review – ‘Ranji’s wonderful bat and other stories’ by Ruskin Bond

Come summer, here come summer vacations and come summer vacations and it is summer camp frenzy time. Yes, given the ever busy work schedules of parents, ever diminishing safe, open spaces for...

Book Review – Amar Chitra Katha series “Param Vir Chakra – The Ultimate Honour”.

We step into the New Year with a mixed note of hope and horror, given the recent terrorist attacks at the Pathankot Airforce station that shocked the nation. In the combing operations that followed,...

Travels with Charley

Age Group: 13+ Years Title – Travels with Charley Author – John Steinbeck Viking   He’s a Nobel Prize winner. He’s a globally respected author. And at 58, the age when most men...

Small Gods

Age Group: 13+ Years Title – Small Gods Author – Terry Prachett HarperTorch   “And it came to pass that the great god Om spake unto Brutha, the Chosen One: Psst! Are you deaf, boy?!”...

Horowitz Horror

Age Group: 10 – 12 Years Title – Horowitz Horror Author – Anthony Horowitz Orchard Books   Written by the bestselling author Anthony Horowitz who is well-known for his Alex Rider...

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Age Group: 7 – 9 Years Title – Fantastic Mr.Fox Author – Roald Dahl Puffin Books   Three mean local farmers – Boggis, Bunce and Bean (one fat, one short, and one lean) – make...

The Gruffalo

Age Group: 3 – 6 Years Title – The Gruffalo Author – Julia Donaldson MacMillan   Mice are tiny little animals, and we usually tend to think of them as easily frightened creatures....

What Young India Wants

Age Group: 13+ Years Title – What Young India Wants Author – Chetan Bhagat Rupa   In his latest offering, Chetan Bhagat has forced youngsters to think about weighty issues that India is...

The Adventures of Feluda

Age Group: 13+ Years Title – The Adventures of Feluda Author – Satyajit Ray Penguin   Satyajit Ray, one of India’s best directors, was also a celebrated author. One of the gems from...

Faces in the Water

Age Group: 10 – 12 Years Title – Faces in the Water Author – Ranjit Lal Penguin   You are a 15-year old boy stuck in your native village all alone when you look into a well and see...